Pat Smear remembers the days of , and visits legendary , owner of that became the hub for the Los Angeles glam rock scene. Locals , Joe Walsh, Dolly Parton, Rick Nielsen, Chuck D, Allen Toussaint, Gary Clark Jr. John, Allen Toussaint, the Meters and the Neville Brothers. It is strictly forbidden to share links to albums via file sharing sites Zippyshare, Torrent, Kingdom Leaks etc. This entire miniseries is a celebration of American culture and very distinct style to their music. Dave explores all the outlets to show the evolution and unity of out singular culture, giving us a loving tribute from a man in the business.
Hurricane Katrina's levee breaches get their due. The series has a little something for everyone, with every style represented in every city. On May 17, 2014, after a week of recording at , the band played a surprise show for 90-minutes, which proceeded to shut down an entire block of St. The episodes begin with a quote from a song that was recorded in their respective location and ends with a music video for that same song with animated lyrics appearing in the background. It kicks off with classic blues: Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, Etta James, and Buddy Guy, who even sits down for an interview, and explains to the camera how he got his start playing guitar. Peter Street, in order to play a drum track for him. Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl directs the series, which taps into the musical heritage and cultural fabric of eight cities: Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington D.
The Foos rocking out in their suits is intercut with lingering shots of the solemn visages of the Hall's paintings. Dave sits down with , , , , and producer to discuss Nashville's musical influences and the. Interviews include Paul Stanley, , , , , , , and. The series debuted on October 17, 2014. Is there more Grohl could have explored? The group is also shown incorporating what they learned from the interviews into the writing and recording of a new song in or near that city. The show will see the band travel to eight cities and talk to a number of the musicians that were influenced by those locations.
Quote: In this new series, Foo Fighters commemorate their 20th anniversary by documenting the eight-city recording odyssey that produced their latest, and eighth, studio album. The cities visited were , , , , , , and. Leaving no stone unturned, Grohl even sits down to talk with President Barack Obama. Every sound has a story. This episode chronicles the from the blues of and in the '50s and '60s, to the quintessentially midwestern rock of Cheap Trick in the '70s and the of the '80s, as exemplified by.
Dave Grohl has said that he wanted the eight Foo Fighters album to be unique. The trailer for the special, which the band just released, features Foo Fighters singer and founder talking about his plan for the documentary. The Foos also stop in Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans and New York. One song was recorded in each city, and every track features local legends. On May 7, 2014, Grohl performed a surprise hour-long solo set at in Nashville to a crowd of approximately 100 people. Studios involved with the project include 's in Chicago; in California; in Seattle, and 's. The last five minutes features a music video of the Foo Fighters recording the song they just wrote, which has been inspired by the cityscape around them.
Also appearing are Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan, Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Heart's Nancy Wilson; and Sub Pop Records' Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman. The editing is beautiful, the cities are chosen well though I personally would have included Atlanta, Detroit, and maybe San Francisco as well , and the songs are great. The show will feature the band traveling to eight different cities to record the new album, while also discovering the musical history of each place in the process. Attentive listeners will recognize words and phrases Grohl gleaned from his interviews. The point is, it's all connected, and all springs from the same source.
Moving on, a montage of musicians links Louis Armstrong to Big Freedia, Harry Connick Jr. To better inform himself and viewers, he interviewed a range of locals — Toussaint, Meters bassist George Porter Jr. Examining the roots of , with interviews featuring from , and from , who is considered one of the American fathers of. Among them are , of and , of , of , of , of , of , , and There was also collaboration with the in New Orleans, which led to a live performance with. Peter Street in New Orleans.
But the Foo Fighters' recording project was the reason for the whole adventure. It was repeated on from February 16, 2015. In the early '70s, the music style originated here, and has remained a local craze ever since. Each episode features interviews with artists who recorded at the respective studios. In Chicago, it was producer Steve Albini's studio.